Hello and welcome to exampundit. Here is a set of English Quiz for SBI Clerk 2018 Prelims examination based on error corrections and double fillers.
Directions: Read each sentences to find and whether there is any grammatical mistake/error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. Mark the number of that part with error as your answer. If there is ‘No error’, mark 5).
Q. 1. We had extensively discussions (1)/ with the participants and (2)/ obtained their feedback (3)/ regarding out new services. (4)/ No error. (5)
Q. 2. The success of the (1)/ government sponsor job guarantee programme (2)/ has resulted in a (3)/ drastic drop in poverty. (4)/ No error (5)
Q. 3. The Board’s decision has provided (1)/ employees with the opportunity (2)/ to acquire upto 100 (3)/ shares by the company. (4)/ No error (5)
Q. 4. Their failure to inspect (1)/ our factories is a (2)/ clear indications that our (3)/ licence will not be renewed. (4)/ No error (5)
Q. 5. Arranging such a large amount (1)/ of funds now will be a problem why (2)/ banks are usually not open (3)/ so early in the meaning. (4)/ No error (5)
Directions: Each question below has two blanks, each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the set of words for each pair of blanks that best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.
Q. 6. Healthy scepticism, a vital ___________ for any journalist, has given ______________ to credulity, or worse, naiveté.
(1) factor, up
(2) role, them
(3) attribute, way
(4) thing, away
(5) task, chance
Q. 7. Kejriwal’s ________ about all kinds of people became more and more _________ and even if there was a grain of truth in any of them, there was just no evidence.
(1) statements, attacking
(2) ideas, scathing
(3) pronouncements, outdated
(4) allegations, outlandish
(5) defamations, severe
Q. 8. Every time Vidya Balan went about repeating “Entertainment, entertainment, entertainment!” audiences at awards nights went into __________ as if Voltaire had _________ from his grave.
(1) raptures, quipped
(2) dark, came
(3) silence, grown
(4) hallucination, risen
(5) enjoy, awaken
Q. 9. Whether one believes it or not, there are still some people __________ us who could have become powerful____________ in strength and in financial means.
(1) about, either
(2) surrounding, neither
(3) above, here
(4) over, there
(5) around, both
Q. 10. When politicians became _________ and the bureaucracy __________ it is to the media that people turn for some guidance.
(1) corrupt, helpful
(2) venal, unresponsive
(3) dishonest, strong
(4) careless, dictator
(5) powerful, autocrat